YZF-R15
YZF-R15

Yamaha brings in BS 6-compliant version of YZF-R15

  • Yamaha says the YZF-R15 will be available in three colours and will start at 1.45 lakh (ex showroom), going up to 1.47 lakh (ex showroom) for the Darknight version.

NEW DELHI : After launching the BS 6-compliant FZ-FI, FZS-FI just last month, Yamaha on Monday brought in the updated YZF-R15 which too would meet the engine norms kicking in from April 1 of 2020.

Announcing that the YZF-R15 would be available at all dealerships in India from the third week of December, Yamaha said that the YZF-R15 will be available in three colours and will start at 1.45 lakh (ex showroom), going up to 1.47 lakh (ex showroom) for the Darknight version. "With Yamaha continuing to perk up track performances with the R series, the new YZF-R15 Version 3.0 with BS 6 compliant engine and new features will be able to create optimum excitement in India in its respective category," said Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India.

With a weight of 142 kgs, the new BS 6 engine equipped YZF-R15 gets side stand engine cut-off switch, dual horn and radial tubeless tyre at the rear wheel. These have been standardized in all variants of the YZF-R15. The bike has a 155 cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve engine that produces a power output of 18.6 PS at 10,000 rpm and a torque of 14.1 N.m at 8,500 rpm.

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